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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Family Scholar House

Changing lives, families, and communities through education

four stars

92.71

403 Reg Smith Circle Louisville, KY 40208
tel: (877) 677-9177   Web Site
EIN: 61-1285124

Board Leadership
Tracy Redmon
Chair

CEO
Cathe Dykstra
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.71 four stars
  Financial 93.51 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1995, Family Scholar House is changing lives, families and communities through education. Our mission is to end the cycle of poverty and transform our community by empowering families and youth to succeed in education and achieve life-long self-sufficiency. Family Scholar House assists participants in obtaining needed support services and helps them address barriers to education. All participants meet regularly with their Support Manager for service. While the majority of families served by Family Scholar House are in the non-residential programs, those in need of stable housing may apply for the residential program.

Founded in 1995, Family Scholar House is changing lives, families and communities through education. Our mission is to end the cycle of poverty and transform our community by empowering families and youth to succeed in education and achieve life-long self-sufficiency. Family Scholar House assists participants in obtaining needed support services and helps them address barriers to education. All participants meet regularly with their Support Manager for service. While the majority of families served by Family Scholar House are in the non-residential programs, those in need of stable housing may apply for the residential program.

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Financial

four stars

93.51

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
86.3%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 9.35
  Program Expenses Growth 5.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Family Scholar House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Family Scholar House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Family Scholar House (KY) 92.71 four stars
Families Forward (CA) 99.82 four stars
Jewish Social Service Agency (MD) 96.66 four stars
Mercy Center (NJ) 85.25 three stars
Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health Service (NY) 90.52 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,551,426
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $72,405
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,623,831
   Program Service Revenue $121,391
Total Primary Revenue $1,745,222
   Other Revenue $437,494
TOTAL REVENUE $2,182,716
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,161,788
   Administrative Expenses $111,630
   Fundraising Expenses $49,970
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,323,388
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $859,328
   
Net Assets $11,923,515

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

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Ratings History
Family Scholar House has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 06/01/2018 92.71 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 92.78 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 95.45 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2015 92.56 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 61-1285124
Name in IRS Master File FAMILY SCHOLAR HOUSE INC
NTEE Code L21
NTEE Classification Public Housing Facilities
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(380) Low-income housing
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date October, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$159,822 12.07% Cathe Dykstra President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Family Scholar House (KY) 92.71 four stars
LISTEN Community Services (NH) 91.15 four stars
Hour Children (NY) 97.99 four stars
Shepherd's Gate (CA) 89.04 three stars
The Concilio (TX) 86.52 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Family Scholar House
403 Reg Smith Circle
Louisville, KY 40208
tel: (877) 677-9177
fax: (502) 584-8091
EIN: 61-1285124

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Board Leadership

Tracy Redmon
Chair

CEO

Cathe Dykstra
President, CEO

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